Archive for March, 2012

NW Sports from the AP

March 29, 2012 7:49 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,260 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press TOKYO (AP) – Cuban defector Yoenis Cespedes hit his first major league home run to power the Athletics to a 4-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday that earned Oakland a split in the teams’ two-game season-opening series […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 29, 2012 7:47 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,340 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Vancouver, Wash., man accused of sending threatening letters containing white powder to members of Congress has pleaded not guilty to federal charges. The Oregonian says that U.S. Magistrate Judge Dennis Hubel set a June trial date for 39-year-old […]

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Local News: Planning Commission Hears About Roundabouts; Gas up; Ocean Debris Forum; Transfer Site Hours Expanded
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Local News: Planning Commission Hears About Roundabouts; Gas up; Ocean Debris Forum; Transfer Site Hours Expanded

March 28, 2012 10:54 pm Gas Prices, News, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Planning Commission Hears Roundabout Explanation Florence’s Transportation Systems Plan update has identified two intersections that will require extensive changes over the next few years.  Chris Tiesler, a senior engineer with transportation consultant Kittleson and Associates, told Planning Commissioners last night that it would be premature to focus right now on the exact improvements required at […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 28, 2012 9:52 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,312 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – Michelle Obama will speak at three college graduation ceremonies this spring, including Oregon State University’s. OSU has been recognized for its efforts to promote healthy communities, a key priority of the first lady. Mrs. Obama’s brother, Craig Robinson, is the […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 28, 2012 9:00 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,262 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Several law enforcement agencies are searching for a missing Portland man whose van was found last evening at a central Oregon snow park. Samuel Coleman’s family reported him missing Monday evening. Relatives say the 61-year-old man is an avid […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 28, 2012 7:48 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,328 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – An Oregon jury says an engine problem was responsible for the 2008 crash of a helicopter that killed nine firefighters during a wildfire in Northern California. The jury in Portland reached its verdict yesterday after a pilot who survived […]

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NW Sports from the AP

March 28, 2012 7:47 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,348 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Russell Westbrook had 32 points and eight assists, Kevin Durant scored 25 points and the Western Conference-leading Oklahoma City Thunder won their fourth in a row with a 109-95 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers […]

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Local News: CCO Meetings Rescheduled; Trans Plan Hearing; Cape Perpetua Talks Whales; Athlete of the Week; and Viking Softball Results
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Local News: CCO Meetings Rescheduled; Trans Plan Hearing; Cape Perpetua Talks Whales; Athlete of the Week; and Viking Softball Results

March 27, 2012 10:53 pm Athlete of the Week, News, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Lane County Health Care Transformation Meetings Rescheduled Changes to the way Oregon provides health care for low income residents will mean the creation of community based “Coordinated Care Organizations”.   The result of that, say lawmakers, will be better access to care, a greater emphasis on prevention, and the integration of medical, mental health and substance […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 27, 2012 10:46 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,0293 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Siltronic says it will lay off 350 employees this summer from a Portland factory that makes semiconductor wafers. KGW reports a notice was sent last week to the Oregon Dislocated Worker Unit. Most of the jobs being cut are […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 27, 2012 9:01 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,0304 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press OAKRIDGE, Ore. (AP) – Oregon environmental officials say there’s no health risk to people or animals after a March 12 fuel spill of more than 5,000 gallons along Highway 58 west of Oakridge. A tanker truck and trailer hauling fuel for Cascade Petroleum […]

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